Active or Passive Voice PowerPoint
Teach the complex subject of identifying the differences between active and passive voices, then using these in their own writing.
Choosing Active or Passive PowerPoint
Revise the grammatical differences between active and passive voices in order to use these effectively in own work.
Formal and Informal PowerPoint
This helps teachers explain the specifics of register, audience, context and vocabulary in relation to the differences between informal and formal writing.
Apostrophes for Contractions PowerPoint
Contractions are frequently used in informal writing. This teaches children the correct use of contractions in this context.
Adverbs to link Ideas in a paragraph PowerPoint
Show children how adverbs link ideas in a paragraph, indicating time, order, manner, cause and contrasts. Also address punctuation issues.
Define parenthesis and model three common examples: brackets, commas and dashes. Show how and when to use each of these appropriately.
Adverbials for Biographies PowerPoint
Teach adverbials for time, place and manner, noting how they often begin with a preposition. Show how fronted adverbials are punctuated with a comma.
Verbs and Tense PowerPoint
Explore simple past and present forms, present and past continuous (progressive) and perfect forms (present and past) of verbs.
Revision of Tense PowerPont
Revise simple, progressive and perfect forms of verbs.
Informal and Formal Writing PowerPoint
This comprehensive presentation explains the differences between informal and formal styles of writing in relation to register, contractions, question tags, vocabulary and when and how to ‘break the rules’!